Chicago Cubs

The Long Wait: The Mets, The Cubs And The Messiah

10/19/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

We are the quirky minority, a small segment of the overall population, trying hard to fit into the national landscape. We are overshadowed by the majority surrounding us, only able to come out of the shadows when things are particularly good. Even at those times we are ridiculed, without a retort except the knowledge that our day will come. We remember our past periods of glory, and pray every day for the next one to come speedily.

Coming home: Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson scoring against the Cubs in the National League Championship Series. Getty Images

In Second At-Bat, Greenberg Strikes Out

Jewish major leaguer took a pitch to the head in 2005
10/02/2012 - 20:00

Adam Greenberg, a baseball player who was hit in the head by a pitch during his first major league at-bat for the Chicago Cubs in 2005, struck out in his second ever appearance in the major leagues.

A Jewish Batter Gets Back To The Bigs

09/27/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In the aftermath of Aly Raisman's glittering triumph at this past summer's Summer Olympics in London, a different kind of Jewish sports hero is now making headlines.

After seven years out of the show, Adam Greenberg has signed a contract for a single at-bat.
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